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Classic British Stamps - 1929 PUC £1 St George & the Dragon FDC

Posted: 01 Aug 2014
We asked cover expert Richard Park of Cover Collecting to tell us about one of the most expensive GB stamps he has seen: the 1929 Postal Union Congress, £1 St George & the Dragon, ...

Tintin on stamps, postcards and coins

Posted: 01 Aug 2014
This year marks the 85th anniversary of the creation of comic book icon Tintin. The juvenile reporter made his first appearance in print in 1929 in a children’s newspaper ...

Discovering stamp collecting rarities - Canada's St Lawrence Seaway invert error stamp

Posted: 01 Aug 2014
We all dream of finding a valuable stamp or two amongst a packet of stamps, in an old album, or on a sheet purchased form the Post Office, writes Ed Fletcher, in the first part of ...

Discovering stamp collecting rarities - the USA Inverted Jenny

Posted: 25 Jul 2014
We all dream of finding a valuable stamp or two amongst a packet of stamps, in an old album, or on a sheet purchased form the Post Office, writes Ed Fletcher, in the second part ...

Discovering stamp collecting rarities - 1966 Christmas stamps missing the Queen's head

Posted: 18 Jul 2014
We all dream of finding a valuable stamp or two amongst a packet of stamps, in an old album, or on a sheet purchased from the Post Office, writes Ed Fletcher, in the first part of ...

Royal Mail's World War One stamps

Posted: 15 Jul 2014
This month marks the start of a major six-year World War One stamp issue in which Royal Mail pays tribute to the thousands who fought in the Great War, and all of those affected ...

Collecting the Great War: World War One postal history, postcards and stamps

Posted: 11 Jul 2014
Using postal history from the era, postcards and stamps, Alastair Gunn describes how World War One affected people at home and on the Front, and provides a visual guide to the ...

Classic British Stamps - 1904 6d Pale Dull Purple (I.R. Official overprint)

Posted: 09 Jul 2014
Described in 2010 as ‘Britain’s rarest stamp’, an example of the 1904 Edward VII 6d pale dull purple was sold in ‘a deal worth over £400K’, find out more about the rare GB stamp ...

STAMP COLLECTING BLOG: Collecting stamps by theme - No.3 The write up

Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Collecting stamps by theme has long been considered the most simple way to collect, but by providing an in-depth write up of your collection it needn’t be any less interesting, ...


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